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Through the Eyes of the Future

DC Water Seeks to Educate and Inspire Students in the District

Eye of a hurricane
Prepare for the Severe Weather Season

The Atlantic hurricane season is under way. Are you ready?

David Gadis meets DC Water employees
An Interview With Our New General Manager

We caught up with David Gadis for a pre-interview in the days before he officially took the helm.

Rain gardens like this help keep toxic runoff from parking lots from entering the river system.
Working Together to Build a Sustainable Community

Though blue is our favorite color, green is a close second.

Washington DC ornithologist Dan Rauch walks to a morning bird count on Kingman Island, Anacostia Park. Washington DC, 2012.
Flowing Towards a Healthier Future

Water quality and overall health of the Anacostia River have improved impressively, and are only getting better.

Using Social to Extend Our Reach

Team Blue has embraced social media to easily and quickly interact with you.

Protecting the Tap

Drinking Water Week 2018 reminds us that protecting our source water, the Potomac River, improves drinking water quality. But how can we protect water quality at the tap?

Shot of Great Falls in the Potomac River, the source of our region's drinking water.
Protecting the Potomac

DC Water is celebrating national Drinking Water Week. The theme for 2018 is "Protect the Source." What does that mean for DC residents?”

Spring Cleaning for District's Water Pipes

From March 26 through May 7, 2018, the disinfectant in drinking water will temporarily switch from chloramine to chlorine.